Reshared post from Guy Kawasaki:

Trolling. So true. Posted originally back in July but worth reposting. Original Post from Guy Kawasaki:Top 12 Signs You're Dealing With TrollsDealing with trolls is one of the costs of participating in social media. These are the folks who combine a strong opinion with a lack of knowledge. A handful of inflammatory and negative comments can neutralize dozens of positive ones. Here are the top twelve signs that you're dealing with someone who lives under a bridge. *1.* Bad *Grammar*, spelling, Read more […]

Texting and social networking not as bad for youngsters as many fear. At least according to the article…

Texting and social networking not as bad for youngsters as many fear. At least according to the article below. I have long felt that social networking and text communication are good things. I have also had debates over the years about computer and gaming holding that participation in multiplayer online games foster collaboration skills that will be hugely important in the future in a world far more digital and connected than we have now. "Teenagers and social networking – it might actually Read more […]

Reshared post from Eileen O’Duffy:

The huge growth in bot activity on G+ I guess at least suggests that this social network can now be considered a success. Very annoying though and Google need to mature quickly in this area. #stopthebotsOriginal Post from Eileen O’Duffy:Huge increase in G+ bot accounts?    #Bots  #SpamMy recent ‘followers’ have included Bla Bla Bla,  SEO911 and Your Real Estate Professional for life. I am seeing a huge surge in fake accounts here on G+ lately.This is a riveting article tracing back to the Read more […]

I think I am an addict.I am addicted to the internet.Like any addict, I can say: “I can give…

I think I am an addict.I am addicted to the internet.Like any addict, I can say: "I can give up anytime, I just don't want to". Of course, many millions of people live happily without the internet. Not just people living in some so called less developed nations either. My brother, only a few years old than me, has never been into technology and is not at all interested in the internet. Even though he runs an online only (yes) specialist bookstore. He has broadband and wifi. He even Read more […]

Fine refunded thanks to Social Networking

£60 parking fine being refunded thanks to a Google+ post. I left my car for a couple of hours for a full valet at the Park Inn hotel in Telford. A month later I received a bill from Parking Eye for £100 (£60 if pay quickly) for parking on the hotel’s car park without paying. As I had no proof of the valet, I decided to pay up. I know many now argue that private fines have no standing and also realise I could have appealed but frankly I did not want the hassle, and these things can drag on Read more […]